Indian politicians spar over dodgy economic data as election nears

Workers flatten metal scrap on a supply truck at an industrial area in Mumbai, India, November 30, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – It may be the world’s sixth largest, but most other things about India’s economy are up for debate. The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is under fire for the release of new historical GDP figures that significantly downgraded growth during the years the opposition Congress party was in power, replacing old […]

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